Bill Clinton Quotes

There are fewer chemical pollutants in the air. Our drinking water is safer. Our food standards have been raised. We've cleaned up more toxic waste sites in three years than the previous administrations did in twelve. The environment is cleaner, and we have fought off the most vigorous assault on environmental protection since we began to protect the environment in 1970. We are moving in the right direction to the 21st century.

 
Context
Clinton won a second term, but then a Republican, George W. Bush, won the presidency, and rolled back many of the environmental protection gains that the Clinton administration had achieved.
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
  • Born: August 19, 1946
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: 42nd American President

William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Clinton was previously Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992, and the Arkansas Attorney General from 1977 to 1979. Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III – he changed to his stepfather's name at age 15.